Georgia Southwestern State University Herbarium (GSW)

Georgia Southwestern State University Herbarium in Americus, Georgia houses the Norris Collection. This collection was compiled by the late Dr. Robert A Norris. His collection is rather cosmopolitan with a concentration in the American Southwest.
Contacts: Dr. Stephanie Harvey (sharvey@gsw.edu)
Collection Type: Preserved Specimens
Management: Live Data managed directly within data portal
Global Unique Identifier: 1aa6c2f0-e623-4c4d-8d69-0490033222a5
Digital Metadata: EML File
Collection Statistics
  • 13,151 specimen records
  • 1,066 (8%) georeferenced
  • 13,149 (100%) with images (13,165 total images)
  • 12,781 (97%) identified to species
  • 266 families
  • 1,764 genera
  • 6,400 species
  • 7,065 total taxa (including subsp. and var.)
Extra Statistics
Taxon Distribution
Click on the specimen record counts within the parenthesis to return the records for that family
  • Acalypha (17)
  • Alchornea (1)
  • Aleurites (2)
  • Bernardia (1)
  • Caperonia (2)
  • Chamaesyce (5)
  • Cnidoscolus (6)
  • Croton (35)
  • Crotonopsis (12)
  • Cunuria (1)
  • Dalechampia (1)
  • Dimorphocalyx (1)
  • Eremocarpus (4)
  • Euphorbia (106)
  • Gelonium (1)
  • Gymnanthes (1)
  • Jatropha (2)
  • Manihot (3)
  • Maprounea (2)
  • Poinsettia (1)
  • Ricinus (1)
  • Sapium (4)
  • Sebastiania (7)
  • Senefeldera (1)
  • Stillingia (10)
  • Tragia (16)
  • Vernicia (1)